winkle: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (wing'kul), [key]
— n., v., -kled, -kling.
  1. any of various marine gastropods; periwinkle.
  1. to pry (something) out of a place, as winkle meat is dug out of its shell with a pin (usually fol. by out).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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